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Diamondbacks' Yasmany Tomas cranks out three hits vs. Braves
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:44 pm ET) Diamondbacks third baseman Yasmany Tomas collected three hits in Wednesday's win over Atlanta.

Tomas doubled in the third, reached on infield single in the fifth and singled in a run in the seventh. He finished 3 for 5 with two runs scored and an RBI in a 9-8 victory. He has multiple hits in four of the last eight games. He is hitting .331 with one home run, 20 RBI and a .364 on-base percentage in 38 games this season.


Diamondbacks trade Mark Trumbo to Mariners
by Jason Butt | CBSSports.com
(7:39 pm ET) The Mariners have acquired outfielder Mark Trumbo and Vidal Nuno from the Diamondbacks for catcher Welington Castillo, pitcher Dominic Leone, infielder Jack Reinheimer and outfielder Gabby Guerrero .  

Trumbo is hitting .259/.299/.506 this season. 


Diamondbacks OF A.J. Pollock homers, reaches base three times
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:38 pm ET) Diamondbacks center fielder A.J. Pollock homered and reached base three times in Wednesday's win over Atlanta.

Pollock drew a walk in the first, launched a solo home run in the fifth, doubled in the seventh and plated a run on a fielder's choice in the eighth inning. He finished 2 for 4 with two runs scored and an RBI in a 9-8 victory. He has homered in back-to-back games and is hitting .318 with seven homers, 23 RBI and a .370 on-base percentage in 51 games this season.


Braves C A.J. Pierzynski belts pinch-hit HR in loss to D-Backs
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:34 pm ET) Braves catcher A.J. Pierzynski launched a pinch-hit home run in Wednesday's loss to Arizona.

Pierzynski took reliever Brad Ziegler deep for a solo home run with two outs in the ninth inning. He is hitting .267 with four homers, 20 RBI and a .313 on-base percentage in 32 games this season.


Orioles' Matt Wieters collects two hits in Triple-A rehab game
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7:33 pm ET) Orioles catcher Matt Wieters went 2 for 3 with a walk and a run scored in a rehab game with Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday.

Wieters caught all seven innings of Norfolk's 11-1 win in Game 1 of a doubleheader on Wednesday, and he's expected to serve as the team's designated hitter in Game 2. He's scheduled to join the Orioles for his season debut on Friday.


Braves 1B Freddie Freeman smacks two homers in loss to D-Backs
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:28 pm ET) Braves first baseman Freddie Freeman added a pinch of power at the plate again on Wednesday, blasting a pair of homers in Wednesday's 9-8 loss to Arizona.

Freeman took Rubby De La Rosa deep for a three-run home run in the second inning. He smacked a solo home run off De La Rosa in the fourth for his final hit of the afternoon. He finished 2 for 5 with two runs scored and four RBI. He is hitting .299 with 10 homers, 33 RBI and a .362 on-base percentage.


Diamondbacks' Brad Ziegler escapes rough outing with a save
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:22 pm ET) Diamondbacks pitcher Brad Ziegler escaped a rough outing with the save Wednesday afternoon against the Braves.

Ziegler surrendered a solo home run to A.J. Pierzynski with two outs in the ninth inning to cut Arizona's lead to one run. Ziegler forced Andrelton Simmons to ground out for the final out of the game. He was charged with one run on one hit over one inning of work. He has converted 5 of 7 save chances, with a 1.80 ERA, a 0.96 WHIP and 14:8 K:BB ratio over 25 innings.


Diamondbacks' Rubby De La Rosa gets knocked around in ND
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:18 pm ET) Diamondbacks starter Rubby De La Rosa got knocked around but escaped with a no-decision Wednesday afternoon against the Braves.

De La Rosa surrendered two homers to Freddie Freeman. He was charged with seven earned runs on nine hits and two walks while striking out eight over five innings of a 9-8 victory. Of his 1041 pitches, 68 were strikes.

De La Rosa owns a 5.09 ERA, a 1.22 WHIP and a 67:18 K:BB ratio over 11 starts (69 innings). He will look to get back on track Monday in Los Angeles against the Dodgers.


Orioles' Bud Norris tosses four no-hit innings Wednesday
by R.J. White | CBSSports.com
(7:15 pm ET) Orioles pitcher Bud Norris allowed no hits and one walk in four innings during a rehab start with Triple-A Norfolk on Wednesday while striking out two batters.

Norris had the benefit of Matt Wieters catching the game behind the plate and appeared to be at his best, throwing 36 of his 57 pitches for strikes. The pitcher has been sidelined since May 10 while recovering from a severe case of bronchitis. He could make his return to the majors early next week against the Red Sox.


Braves SP Mike Foltynewicz knocked around in no-decision
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(7:13 pm ET) Braves starter Mike Foltynewicz endured a rough start and was unable to factor into the decision Wednesday afternoon against the Diamondbacks in Arizona.

Foltynewicz surrendered a two-run double to David Peralta in the third inning and a solo home run to A.J. Pollock in the fifth inning. He was charged with five runs -- four earned -- on eight hits and two walks while striking out five over 5 2/3 innings of a 9-8 defeat. Of his 101 pitches, 66 were strikes.

Foltynewicz's ERA ballooned from 3.96 to 4.29 after Wednesday's outing. He will make his next start Tuesday at home against San Diego.


 
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